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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


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36,833 students to appear from Coimbatore for Plus II exams

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : With Plus II exams commencing on March 1 and concludes on March 6, nearly 36,833 students are expected to appear in Coimbatore District.

According to the Office of the Chief Education Department, exams for students across Tamil Nadu commences on March 1 and 86 centres have been engaged to facilitate the board exams in Coimbatore.

The students who are expected to appear for the exams from the education district of Coimbatore includes 30,298. Besides, 1729 private candidates have been allotted seven centres to give the exams.

In Pollachi 28 centres have been earmarked for 6,805 school students. The question papers for these exams have been placed under security in 12 places across the district and is expected to be transported through 23 different routes from 6 am in the morning.

As 20 students are expected to give their exams from a single classroom, over 3,000 teachers have been engaged for invigilation. There will be 240 supervisor staff involved in monitoring the invigilation process and 220 flying squad who will make surprise visits to check malpractice.

The dos and don’ts will be put up on display on the notice boards and punishments that could follow violation of examination rules will also be clearly noted.